Dudi is an old jat Gotra of Ramayana period. Dudis are Naga Vanshi, Shiv gotri jats. Dudis are considered to be the descendants of Duda Rishi. The Naga Vanshi are union of Suryavanshi & Chandravanshi kshatriyas. Nagraj Vashuki was a king during Ramyana period of Bhogvati puri. Those jats who were followers of Lord Shiva and adopted the flag of Shiva symbol of Snake called Naga. Main branches of Nagavanshi Jats are Vasati Jats of Shrimalpur; Taksakh, Taxak, Tokas jats of Taxila; Punia of Rajgarh, Rajasthan India.
Some people believe the Dudi clan to be descended from a Jat named Duda. Some believe that this clan has derived from Dudhi plant.
Dudis were old ruler of Didwana, Dhundhar and Dudiya Kheda. Dudis had ruled in Rajasthan. Dudis founded the town Didwana in Nagaur district of Rajasthan and it was their capital. Dudis also founded Dhundhar and Dudhiya khera towns in Jaipur region. There are number of villages of Dudis in Nagaur, Bikaner, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Hanumangarh and Chittor in Rajasthan. After the Jat kingdom of Rajasthan was taken over by the Rajputs, Some Dudis moved to Haryana and settled in villages around Bhiwani, Jhajjar Hisar and Fatehabad districts.Presently Dudis are settled in Pili Mandori , fransi and a number of other villages in Haryana.
Dudis were also in the army of Maharaja Suraj Mal. After wars with Muslims in Delhi they moved to jungle areas towards Jhajjar and Rewari. The East of Yamuna was also over populated so they moved westward.
Gotra wise number of these martyrs was as under: Achara (1), Badaderi (1), Badiyani (1), Chotiya (1), Degipal (1), Dudan (1), Geela (1), Goyal (1), Janwar (1), Javalia (1), Juriya (1), Kalirani (1), Khavi (1), Khichar (1), Kupasiya (1), Lamba (1),Maal (1), Rinwa (1), Seegar (1) Tadi (1), Vaasu (1), Adeena (2), Bhadiawas (2), Bola (2), Jhangu (2), Manjhu (2), Punia (2), Thalod (2), Bhanwal (3), Burdak (3), Chahar (3), Dhatarwal (3), Potalia (3), Rahad (3), Siyol (3), Badiya (4), Dhayal (4), Isram (4), Karhwasra (4), Bhangarwas (5), Dukia (5), Khava (6), Khileri (6), Lol (6), Nain (6), Sahu (6), Sinwar (6), Dhaka (8), Dara (10), Dudi (10), Kaswan (10), Khod (10), Khokhar (10), Panwar (10), Asiagh (13), Not clear (22), Jani (15), Saran (18), Babal (22), Beniwal (25),
Most of above gotras are of Jats